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What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do?
a) divided the Louisiana Purchase lands into the Kansas and Nebraska territories
b) promoted the idea of popular sovereignty to let the people make their own decision about slavery in the new territories
c) both of these
d) none of these

Which of the following was NOT part of the Compromise of 1850?
a) California would enter the Union as a free state
b) discontinue the slave trade (not slavery itself) in the nation's capital
c) Kansas and Nebraska would both be slave states
d) strengthen the fugitive slave act

When disagreements about how to handle the spread of slavery rose again in Congress, who proposed the Compromise of 1850?
a) Kentucky's Henry Clay
b) Arkansas's James Miller
c) Nebraska's William Woodruff
d) Tennessee's James Bowie

Which of the following was NOT true about Joseph Albert Booker?
a) he was born a slave
b) he became the first president of Arkansas Baptist College
c) he promoted the development of good relationships between blacks and whites
d) he rebelled and killed his master before the Civil War

Some slave owners were afraid their slaves would rise up violently and kill them.

Which of the following was NOT a common way that slaves would rebel against their masters?
a) break hoes, plows, or other tools
b) perform their chores very slowly
c) attempt to runaway
d) attempt to kill their masters

How many slave owners were in Arkansas according to pre-Civil War records?
a) 11,000
b) 110,000
c) 1 million
d) 100

How many slaves were in Arkansas according to pre-Civil War records?
a) 11,000
b) 110,000
c) 1 million
d) 2 million

The cotton gin decreased the demand for slaves.

Which of the following was an Arkansan who led troops in the Mexican American War?
a) Albert Pike
b) both of these
c) none of these
d) former governor Archibald Yell

What did Eli Whitney invent?
a) the cotton gin
b) the light bulb
c) the mechanical reaper
d) the steel plow

What was the American belief that it was their right or destiny to expand the country from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean?
a) Manifest Destiny
b) God's Will
c) Obvious Truth
d) American Exceptionalism

Who is credited with creating the Legend of the Arkansas Traveler?
a) George Featherstonhaugh
b) Colonel Sandford Faulkner
c) Major J. J. Anthony
d) Colonel George Wilson

Why did Andrew Jackson want to remove Native Americans from their lands?
a) he believed they were slowing the progress of American expansion
b) he believed they were a threat to white settlers
c) he believed it would help them survive after settlers came to their lands
d) he believed it would give them better farm land

Colonel John Wilson and Major J. J. Anthony were responsible for the famous gun duel in the legislature.

Men like Robert W. Johnson and Governor Elias Conway became the Family's newest leaders after the deaths of the founding members.

What did the new Family members began pushing for?
a) Abraham Lincoln to be elected president.
b) Arkansas to separate from the Union
c) Arkansas to abolish slavery
d) the Democrats to nominate Andrew Jackson

Who was the slave who tried to sue for his freedom but lost his case to the Supreme Court?
a) Dred Scott
b) Joseph Albert Booker
c) James Plessy
d) John Brown

How did the state of Arkansas still prosper despite antebellum termoil?
a) new railroads were built connecting certain cities
b) education, farming, and factories experienced a wave of growth
c) both of these
d) none of these

Disagreements over slavery eventually tore what organization apart and it faded form the state?
a) the Democrat Party
b) the Republican Party
c) the Whig Party
d) the Family

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